Editorial Results (free)
1. Where the Values Aren’t
- Thursday, August 14, 2014
Downturns, while painful, can be very useful for the information they provide.
The S&P 500, representative of U.S. large cap stocks, declined 4 percent between July 24 and Aug. 7. Limiting our data set to this time period produces a couple of interesting observations. First, while interest rates didn’t actually move as feared, interest rate sensitive investments did. Master limited partnerships, utilities and high dividend payers underperformed over the period. Second, the emerging and frontier markets outperformed notably.
2. Dollar Tree Steps Up Fight, Buys Family Dollar
- Tuesday, July 29, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — The fight for penny pinchers is intensifying.
Dollar Tree said Monday it is buying rival discounter Family Dollar for $8.5 billion, significantly broadening its reach as it looks to fend off Wal-Mart, which has been stepping up its courtship of lower-income customers.
3. Target's Chairman and CEO Out in Wake of Breach
- Tuesday, May 06, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) – Target's massive data breach has now cost the company's CEO his job.
Target announced Monday that Chairman, President and CEO Gregg Steinhafel is out nearly five months after the retailer disclosed the breach, which has hurt its reputation among customers and hammered its business.
4. Record Crowds Over Weekend, But Spending Declined
- Tuesday, December 03, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) – Retailers got Americans into stores during the start to the holiday shopping season. Now, they'll need to figure out how to get them to actually shop.
Target, Macy's and other retailers offered holiday discounts in early November and opened stores on Thanksgiving Day. It was an effort to attract shoppers before Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving that traditionally kicks off the holiday shopping season.
5. Visible Music College Files $3.2 Million Loan
- Tuesday, September 10, 2013
200 Madison Ave.
Memphis, TN 38103
Loan Amount: $3.2 million
Loan Date: Aug. 30, 2013
Borrower: Visible Music College
Lender: Renasant Bank
Details: Visible Music College has filed a $3.2 million loan on its Downtown campus at 200 Madison Ave.
6. New Horizon Apartments Financed for $2.5 Million
- Monday, September 09, 2013
New Horizon Apartments at 3619 Kingsgate Drive, which sold for $150,000 in a successor trustee’s sale last year, has been financed for $2.5 million through Amerasia Bank.
7. Crowne Plaza Hotel Sells Out of Foreclosure
- Tuesday, January 08, 2013
300 N. Second St. Memphis, TN 38103
Sale Amount: $9.4 million
Sale Date: Dec. 28, 2012
8. Crowne Plaza Hotel Sells Out of Foreclosure
- Thursday, January 03, 2013
The Crowne Plaza Hotel at 300 N. Second St. Downtown sold on the Shelby County Courthouse steps Dec. 28 for $9.4 million following a foreclosure.
9. Dollar Stores Get Spruced Up; Deals Less Clear Cut
- Friday, November 30, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) – Ducking into a dollar store to pick up some a soda and bag of cookies might save you time and effort, but will you save any money?
Since the start of the downturn, major chains such as Dollar General Corp. and Family Dollar Stores Inc. have accelerated their growth by transforming stores with wider aisles, better lighting and more name brands. The result is that they're shedding their image as depots for misfit merchandise and pulling in a wider range of shoppers.
10. The Great Big Empty Bandwagon
- Thursday, October 11, 2012
Year-to-date the MSCI World index has climbed 15 percent. The Dow Jones Industrial Average has climbed within 5 percent of its all-time high. The S&P 500 has returned 14.9 percent annualized over the last three years. Corporate earnings have reached a record high. Has any of this inspired investors?
11. Quality Check Of 2012 Rally
- Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Rally Quality Check So far, 2012 has struck a bullish tone. However, we should look beyond the pop indices and examine the supporting evidence to determine the quality of the current rally. This column should make you more qualified to translate the “Market Data” page of the WSJ’s Money and Investing section. Let’s take a quick tour and highlight the quality indicators with context. Once you have completed this, you will have earned your rally inspector merit badge.
12. IronHorse Capital Finds Niche Within Complex Economy
- Monday, June 13, 2011
David Waddell, Kerr Tigrett and Chad Cunningham recognized opportunity amid the Great Recession two years ago.
13. Gill Enterprises Sells Land to CVS for Cordova Pharmacy
- Tuesday, August 03, 2010
786 N. Germantown Parkway
Cordova, TN 38018
Sale Amount: $2.2 Million
Sale Date: July 28, 2010
Buyer: CVS 6628 TN LLC
Seller: Gill Enterprises GP
14. New Horizon Apartments Sell for $2.7 Million
- Thursday, July 08, 2010
The 933-unit New Horizon Park apartments at 3619 Kingsgate Drive in Whitehaven sold June 30 for $2.7 million in a special warranty deed after lengthy financial troubles that included a foreclosure. The sale recorded Wednesday.
15. Consumer Confidence Index Climbs in Jan.
- Wednesday, January 27, 2010
CHICAGO (AP) - Americans' confidence in the economy improved modestly in January for the third straight month, as they begin to feel slightly better about business conditions and the job picture, according to a survey released Tuesday.
16. Oil Nears $75 per Barrel On Economic Optimism
- Tuesday, August 25, 2009
Oil prices approached $75 a barrel Monday for the first time in 10 months amid growing optimism that the world’s economies are on the mend.
Benchmark crude for October delivery rose 73 cents to $74.62 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Oil last topped $75 in October.
17. Newspapers to Sell Buildings, But Who's Buying?
- Wednesday, December 24, 2008
NEW YORK (AP) - With revenue plunging as readers and advertisers flee to the Web, many newspaper companies have turned to selling off their buildings to raise money or save on costs. But now that option may be drying up too, as frozen credit markets make commercial real estate deals scarce.
18. Goldman Sachs Posts First Loss Since Going Public
- Wednesday, December 17, 2008
NEW YORK (AP) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc. on Tuesday reported its first quarterly loss since it went public in 1999, losing $2.29 billion during its fiscal fourth quarter.
19. Ride Continues for Whitehaven Complex
- Wednesday, December 03, 2008
One chapter in the continuing saga of the New Horizon Park apartments has been closed, but more twists are likely coming for the embroiled property.
The sprawling, 933-unit multifamily complex at 3578 Millbranch Road in Whitehaven was foreclosed and sold for $21.4 million in a Nov. 20 substitute trustee’s sale to Wells Fargo NA. The seller was Spencer Clift, trustee for the Health, Education and Housing Facility Board of the city (HEHFB) of Memphis.
20. Gov’t Plans Massive Citigroup Rescue
- Tuesday, November 25, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) – Rushing to rescue Citigroup, the U.S. government agreed to shoulder hundreds of billions of dollars in possible losses at the stricken bank and to plow a fresh $20 billion into the company.
21. Japan's Nomura Buys Lehman's Europe, Mideast Units
- Wednesday, September 24, 2008
TOKYO (AP) - Nomura, Japan's largest brokerage, said Tuesday it would buy the European and Middle Eastern operations of Lehman Brothers - just a day after disclosing it had acquired the Asian units of the failed U.S. investment bank.
22. Give 'Em Credit: Teachers' Credit Union Official Says New Branches Will Keep It Competitive
- Tuesday, December 19, 2006
New MATCU Branches on
Union Avenue and White Station Road
Project Cost: Not released
Permit Date: Dec. 4, 2006
23. PILOT Apartment ComplexesChange Hands, Financed
- Friday, December 15, 2006
Two apartment complexes under 10-year payment-in-lieu-of-taxes (PILOT) agreements have been transferred to new investors and financed for more than $36 million.
Kimball Cabana Apartments
24. Archived Article
- Tuesday, August 29, 2006
3.13 acres on
Wolf River Boulevard
Loan Amount: $7.6 million
Loan Date: Aug. 17, 2006
Maturity Date: July 1, 2007
25. Archived Article: Reits (lead)
- Wednesday, October 09, 2002
By STACEY WIEDOWER
REITs bright spot in otherwise dismal market
By STACEY WIEDOWER
The Daily News
Even with the economy in its current sag, real estate investment trusts are having a positive year, according to data provided by the Natio...
26. Archived Article: Marketplace
- Monday, February 25, 2002
Financial plan puts future in order Financial plan puts future in order By TONY JENNINGS Special to The Daily News Whether it's a new home, a child's education or a secure retirement, most people know what they want out of life. But the indivi...
27. Archived Article: Marketplace
- Monday, October 29, 2001
Asset allocation drives financial future
Asset allocation drives financial future
By Tony Jennings
Special to The Daily News
Asset allocation is the key element that determines investment success.
Its not what stocks, bonds or m...
28. Archived Article: Focus (reits)
- Tuesday, January 23, 2001
REITs make a comeback in 2001 Real estate investment trusts make steady investments in 2001 By MARY DANDO The Daily News In the merry-go-round world of bears and bulls and stocks and bonds, glamour stocks involving biotechnology and dot-com companie...
29. Archived Article: Marketplace (reits)
- Monday, August 14, 2000
While stock markets continue roller coaster rides wild enough to send even the most confirmed investor into a selling frenzy, one investment strategy on the backburner since 1998 is beginning to post better numbers in 2000 REIT rebounding in 2000, u...
30. Archived Article: Focus2
- Tuesday, October 28, 1997
REIT industry sets securities offering record REIT industry sets securities offering record The National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts reported for the first six months of 1997, REITs set an all-time, mid-year record for equity offeri...
31. Archived Article: Govt Focus
- Friday, November 15, 1996
11-15 govt focus ntoes.gs Pension fund prospers City follows consultant who helped pension fund assets grow by 53 percent since 1991 By GABRIELLE C.L. SONGE The Daily News The citys retirement system assets have grown by $449 million, a 53 percent i...
32. Archived Article: Inv Analys
- Monday, May 13, 1996
05-13 Inv analys Equities: Sound investment for the 90s By Mike Stein Special to The Daily News Experienced investors have learned one lesson: over the long-term, equities lead the pack. Despite occasional roller coaster rides associated with bull a...
33. Archived Article: Inv Analys
- Monday, April 01, 1996
04-01 Inv analys Is professional money management for you? By MIKE STEIN Special to The Daily News Many investors mistakenly assume that their assets are too small to merit the attention of a professional investment advisory firm that such money man...